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POLICE RELEASE INFORMATION ON BANK ROBBERY

Two men entered First Bank on Market Square at 10:52 a.m. Wednesday and robbed the bank of an undisclosed amount of money.
The men are both described as being black, between 20 and 22 years old and slender. One man was described as being between 5 feet 8 inches and 6 feet tall, the other between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet.
The release from Territorial Police Chief Jose Garcia said the two men entered the bank and while inside put on stocking masks. One man stood between the door and the counter holding a gun on people inside the bank and telling them to get on the ground. The other man jumped over the counter and took money, according to Garcia.
The two men then fled from the scene in a red Pontiac Firebird, according to an earlier report.
The Virgin Islands had three bank robberies in December, two on St. Thomas and one on St. Croix. Only one man — reportedly a Caucasion — was involved in those incidents, which appeared to be connected. A man picked up and arrested on St. John on minor charges may be a suspect in those earlier robberies, the Source reported in February.
The First Bank robbery is under investigation. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call 774-3868, 774-4959 or 911.

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Two men entered First Bank on Market Square at 10:52 a.m. Wednesday and robbed the bank of an undisclosed amount of money.
The men are both described as being black, between 20 and 22 years old and slender. One man was described as being between 5 feet 8 inches and 6 feet tall, the other between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet.
The release from Territorial Police Chief Jose Garcia said the two men entered the bank and while inside put on stocking masks. One man stood between the door and the counter holding a gun on people inside the bank and telling them to get on the ground. The other man jumped over the counter and took money, according to Garcia.
The two men then fled from the scene in a red Pontiac Firebird, according to an earlier report.
The Virgin Islands had three bank robberies in December, two on St. Thomas and one on St. Croix. Only one man -- reportedly a Caucasion -- was involved in those incidents, which appeared to be connected. A man picked up and arrested on St. John on minor charges may be a suspect in those earlier robberies, the Source reported in February.
The First Bank robbery is under investigation. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call 774-3868, 774-4959 or 911.